October 13, 2012

Wheat Halwa

Ingredients:
Wheat flour - 1 cup
Milk - 1 cup
Sugar - 2 cups
Ghee - 1 cup
Cashew nuts - 5-6
Almonds - 5-6
Cardamom Powder - 1/4 tsp
Saffron -  few strands

Method:


  • Mix wheat flour in milk and some water to make little thin batter.
  • Soak saffron in 1 tbsp of milk.
  • Fry chopped cashew nuts in ghee.
  • Soak almonds in warm water, remove the skin and finely slice them.
  • Make a sugar syrup by adding little water to sugar. When sugar dissolves in water, add wheat batter slowly by stirring continuously. Add ghee slowly and stir continuously otherwise it sticks to the vessel.
  • Add cardamom powder and saffron and cook till it leaves the sides of vessel.
  • Lastly add cashew and almonds and transfer to greased plate. When it is cool, cut into square pieces.
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